Mitra Shahri is the founding partner of Mitra Law Group, a Portland employment law firm that exclusively represents Oregonians who have been mistreated in the workplace. Mitra began her legal practice in 1993 at a prestigious L.A. firm. In 1995, she founded a boutique law firm in Los Angeles, where she exclusively represented employees in employment related matters with special emphasis on Whistleblowing and Sexual Harassment claims against Hollywood celebrities, major motion pictures and movie studios. In 1998, the Los Angeles Legal Journal recognized her talents and praised her unique and innovating litigation style against 20th Century Fox, compared her with the top three most successful plaintiff's attorneys in California and branded her a "literary lion."
Mitra moved to Portland, Oregon, in 2002 and became an active member of the Oregon State Bar. Since then, she has also become a prominent and respected member of the legal community in Oregon.
Mitra has successfully litigated thousands of employment cases in Oregon and California, including cases that have received national and even worldwide publicity. Mitra has been featured in a number of local and national media such as television, newspapers and internet. Mitra has developed a reputation for "making causes out of cases" and challenging the existing legal norms. She is well known for being a tough and passionate advocate for her clients who have been sexually harassed or wrongfully terminated for reporting their employers' wrongdoing.
Mitra graduated with top honors from University of Utah, where she was also a member of the Utah Law Review. She is a member of Oregon Trial Lawyers and has served on the MBA’s Judicial Selection Committee. Mitra is a frequent speaker for the Oregon Bar on various employment topics and is actively involved in helping the underprivileged in our community.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.